Backers of a bill to allow same-sex civil unions in Illinois say they're confident the issue could come up when lawmakers return to Springfield Tuesday for their fall veto session.The bill falls short of granting gay couples they same rights as married couples when it comes to issues like federal ta
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A correction has been made to this story.As Chicago’s City Council enters its final week of budget hearings, the city’s corruption watchdog is laying out dozens of cost-cutting measures he says could help close the historic municipal deficit – from firing firefighters t
A series of missteps on offense led the Chicago bears to a 17 to 14 loss to the Washington Redskins Sunday afternoon.Quarterback Jay Cutler was sacked four times and was plagued by turnovers throughout the game."Obviously it's very discouraging right now [to] let a game get away from us,"